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Children of the Dust Bowl: The True Story of School at Weedpatch Camp
Author/Editor: Jerry Stanley
ISBN: 0517587815
Year Published: 1992
Format: Hardcover 
Description: An Orbis Picture Award winner, this book tells the story of the Okies as they leave the Dust Bowl and head for work in California, encountering hostility and poverty. At one migrant camp the children receive an education and gain self-respect by building their own school.